Stephen Fleming, Ambassador of Tourism, New Zealand and Peter Bull, GM, International Education, NZ, in Chennai. BIJOY GHOSH
Stephen Fleming, Ambassador of Tourism, New Zealand and Peter Bull, GM, International Education, NZ, in Chennai. BIJOY GHOSH

Stephen Fleming gets batting for a Kiwi education

Vinay KamathB Baskar

The former skipper and CSK coach is ambassador for Education New Zealand »

Narayana Murthy distinguished chair in computational brain research launched

T E Raja Simhan

‎IIT Madras alumnus and Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan has set up three Chairs in comput... »  

MISB Bocconi celebrates graduation ceremony

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MISB Bocconi (Mumbai International School of Business) has recently organised the graduation cer... »

Vishal Sikka appointed University Advisory Professor at China University

Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO of Infosys

Sangeetha Chengappa

  The East China Normal University (ECNU), one of the most prestigious universitie... »

IRMA signs MoU with IICA, to train CSR professionals

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The Institute of Rural Management-Anand (IRMA) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (M... »

B-schools too join the e-commerce bandwagon

E-commerce frenzy

Priyanka Pani/Adith Charlie

The e-commerce frenzy in the country seems to have caught the attention of some of India’s leading business schools, propelling them to launch specific courses for a career in internet-related ven... »

Industry interaction: IIT-M alumni to go Yale, Harvard way

N Ramakrishnan

Housed in a quiet, leafy residential neighbourhood in Chennai, the IIT Alumni Industry Interaction Centre hopes to make a splash and follow in the footsteps of similar organisations attache... »

Bosch to take over 25 ITIs in Maharashtra: Fadnavis


The German company Bosch will take over 25 ITIs in Maharashtra for providing state of the art vocational training, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. Fadnavis, who is in Hanover... »

Singapore high school maths problem stumps the world

The question that went viral on social media. Photo credit: Facebook


A maths problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore’s elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world after it went viral, prompting a rush of attempts to solve it. »

‘Indian case-studies missing in B-schools’

NS Vageesh

B-Schools are often criticised by their alumni for teaching management cases that have no direct relevance or belong to a different milieu (on American companies, for instance). When we... »

Students of TCS-designed courses to graduate soon

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The first batch of students with B Com and BBA degrees with specialisation in business process services (BPS) designed by TCS in collaboration with academia in 2015-16 will graduate soon.»

Rajan makes 'sweeping' statement at NIBM convocation

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RBI governor Raghuram Rajan is the latest high profile person to publicly support Prime Minister Modi’s Swach Bharat campaign, citing taking up the broom was one way of making India a better place... »

Shell awards scholarship winners

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Shell Companies in India awarded the winners of the Shell Junior National Science Scholarship programme for 2014-15. Nearly 15,000 students from Class 9 and 10 across 650 schools participated and... »

BITS Pilani, Hyd campus to organise industry event on Friday

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Top executives of industrial organisations namely, Hindalco, L & T, Thermax, Tata Advanced Materials Limited and Tube Investments India are expected to interact with BITS Pilani's administrato... »

Hinduja Foundation in talks with Berklee College of Music for India Campus

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The Hinduja Foundation has initiated talks with the Berklee College of Music to set up an India Campus to teach students Indian music, with courses including song-writing and film scoring, among o... »

Naidu to launch knowledge mission in Vizag

Anna University to get University on Potential for Excellence status?

Fall in enrolment of differently-abled students in top notch institutes: survey

ICFAI University inks pact with NLSIU

ERA Foundation introduces common entrance for engg, medical courses

Harvard University set to open international office in Mumbai

College of Dairy Science to be set up in Hisar

TAPMI conducts convocation acquires exam preparation platform EasyPrep

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Online test preparation platform has acquired EasyPrep, an online platform to help students prepare for entrance exams, for an undisclosed sum. "This acquisition also help... »

ICFAI University organises workshop for PhD guides

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Hyderabad-based ICFAI University organised a workshop for PhD supervisors at its campus on Tuesday to impart training on PhD guidance to both incumbent and prospective PhD supervisors of the Unive... »

Centre to make it easy for foreign universities to set up campus

Amiti Sen

In a major reform push in higher education, the Centre may not only allow foreign universities to set up campuses in India but also permit them to repatriate profits from operations. A s... »

Platform to link student aspirants from non-metros with recruiting majors

Vinson Kurian

EmployabilityBridge is a company that facilitates corporate and educational institutions to ‘place the right candidate in the right company.’ It was an idea floated by two alumni of Coll... »

PWD mechanic son wins over a crore rupee MIT scholarship


Kanpur, April 12 In a commendable achievement, a 17-year-old student from Kalyanpur locality here has won over a crore rupee of scholarship to pursue engineering at the world’s famous Massachusetts... »

Ambuja Neotia Group sets up private varsity in West Bengal

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City-based industrialist and Chairman of the Ambuja Neotia Group, Harshvardhan Neotia, on Thursday launched his own private university. Set up at Sarisa on Diamond Harbour Road (... »

Vedic University to be set up in Kerala

Students learning at the Veda padasala near Chennai. (File photo)


A vedic university, giving thrust to the studies of ancient traditions of spirituality especially Veda and Tantra, is likely to come up in Kerala soon.The Travancore Dewaswom Board, whic... »


India praised for 90% reduction in dropouts

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Lauding India’s progress towards achieving ‘Education for All’ (EFA), a UN report has lauded the reduction of ‘out of school children’ by over 90 per cent in the country since 2000. This ye... »

India reduces school dropouts by 90%: UNESCO

The Education for All 2000-2015 report said that globally 47 per cent of the countries achieved universal pre-primary enrolment. File Photo


Making significant progress, India has reduced its “out of school” children by over 90 per cent and has achieved “universal primary education”, said a UNESCO global education report released today... »

MasterCard kicks off Girls4Tech programme

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India chosen as first country in Asia-Pacific »

AP cancels admissions in 11 engineering colleges

IIIT(H) announces summer course for kids

Don’t ever take your parents for granted: Indra Nooyi

‘Excessive govt control cripples innovation in education’

Arunachal Pradesh to get its first govt engineering college

Facebook safety tips for students

Assam to bring in special Act to rein in private schools


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